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South West Unite to Survive Protest 28th October!

Updated 27th October 2023

 Only 5 days left until we Unite to Survive at Victoria Park, Bath on Saturday 28 October!

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Come to our family-friendly protest happening in Victoria Park, Bath on Saturday 28 Oct, 10-5pm

Everyone is invited and everyone is welcome!

Join 40 nature, climate and social justice groups from across the South West in a family-friendly, welcoming protest!
By standing as one, in unity, we demonstrate to our government and MPs that the majority of people want
positive action taken on nature, the climate and social justice issues.

The protest day includes a diverse programme of engaging speakers, creative performers, stalls, workshops and more.
With a rally, a spectacularly creative accessible, wheelchair and family-friendly, march (bring your costumes, banners and flags)
and lots of activities for children and families.

Unite to Survive will be held 10-5pm at
Victoria Park, Bath, BA1 2LZ

More detailed programme timings in the info pack


In case of wet weather, covered spaces on site will include:
Performance and speeches space
Workshop Space
Family Space with Punch and Judy!
Swallows space – messaging MPs activity
Art space
Wellbeing support, quiet space, First Aid

NOTE we are soon releasing a march route and also an idea around what blocks will be in the march
so that we can assemble promptly! watch this space and do log-in here for latest updates

March formation information now in the live document – which you can access here:
info pack

March assembles and leave
(there will be a wheelchair-accessible route)
with special appearances from the Blackbirds, the butterfly, the Big Heads, the Oil slicks, the Red Rebels and the Landing Crew!
and of course the South West Climate Choir and XR South West Rhythms!

march finishes
Please come as you are – or wear costumes and masks – or bring banners and placards!

It’s time to get your dancing shoes on for some Disco-bedience action again!
All ages welcome

Community Assembly
(some seating will be provided)

Finish and pack down

Satellite Events

9.30 to 11.30am Dirty Water Outreach
Set up from 9am.  Orange Grove (on the grassy circle) 
DW banners and leaflets, DW boat, DW citizens survey boards.
Join this WhatsApp chat for more info: https://chat.whatsapp.com/LEwNrZreIyg2c4bF3IRx03

10.30am -12
Somerset Silent Rebellion
Vigil at Barclays Bank, Southgate St
Placards will be available

11-12 noon
Kidical Mass Bath Creepy Crawlies Bike Ride
A gentle cycle, for EVERYONE (all ages and abilities)
Get a sticker booklet at the end of the ride!
More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1379620919297445

10am – 11.30
Sacred Earth Activists
A range of different activities including a Unite to Survive Water Ceremony.
Bring offerings of water from your local sources
Meet at Abbey Square /Bath Abbey
More info here: https://fb.me/e/6zWPc7xsC

💪🏾 As you can see above we now have 40 allies and partners on board!

Bath Campaigns Network

Bath Green Party

Bath Labour
Bath Organic Group

Bath Stop War

Bath University Left Union

Bristol Airport Action Network

Bristol and Gloucester Area Branch of Unite

Bristol Climate Cafe

Christian Climate Action

Climate Choir Movement

Climate Hub Bath and North East Somerset

Community Farm Bristol

Dirty Water Campaign


Edible Bristol

Friends of the Earth Bristol

Frome Families for the Future

Great Clean Up Group

Green Stationery Company

Greenpeace Bath

Greenpeace Bristol

Health for a Green New Deal (Medact)


Kidical Mass Bath

Mogg Watch

Nature Watch

Parents For Future Bath/Bristol

PRALER (The Planet Repairs Action Learning Educational Revolution)

Sacred Earth Activists

Save the Wye

Shift Bristol

Stop Rosebank

Surfers Against Sewage

Tipping Point UK

Transform Bristol

Transition Bath

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

XR Health

XR Psychologists

XR Scientists 

Want to volunteer?

⏩ Want a role on the day?
We need help with set up and pack down, stewarding and sustenance, transport>
Please make yourselves known to the welcome crew if you want to volunteer

👍🏻 Access and inclusion needs? We are providing BSL interpreters and are wheelchair friendly –
Please make yourself known to the welcome tent if you require assistance

🫰 If you are unable to attend please think about donating here:

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Live updates are here:
info pack

Images Copyright ©2023 Andrea Domeniconi, Aurora Findhorn & Gareth Morris

Come and join Us. We’re a ‘Do It Together’ movement.

Local Groups are the perfect first step to getting involved.  Come to a meeting and get stuck in.  Everyone’s welcome. Our region includes: Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Somerset, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and The Channel Islands.

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